Article 1. Definitions

§5-101   Falls City Code   §5-111

Article 1. Definitions

§5-101    ALLEY.  The term "alley" shall mean a highway intended to provide access to the rear or side of lots or buildings in urban districts and not intended for the purpose of through vehicular traffic.  (Ref.  39-602(2) RS Neb.)

§5-102    AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.  The term "authorized emergency vehicle" shall mean vehicles of the Fire Department and of the Police Department of the Municipality and ambulances.  (Ref.  39-602(5) RS Neb.)

§5-103    INTERSECTION OR STREET INTERSECTION.  The terms "intersection" or "street intersection" shall mean the space occupied by two (2) streets at the point where they cross each other, bounded by the lot lines extended and shall include the sidewalk space as well as the roadway.  (Ref.  39-602(37) RS Neb.)  

§5-104    MOTOR VEHICLES.  The term "motor vehicles" shall mean every land vehicle which is self-propelled.  (Ref.  39-602(53) RS Neb.) 

§5-105    OFFICIAL TRAFFIC SIGNS OR DEVICES.  The term "official traffic signs or devices" shall mean all signs, markings, and devices, other than mechanical or electrical signals, not inconsistent with this Chapter, placed or erected by authority of the Governing Body for the purpose of directing, warning, or regulating traffic.  (Ref.  39-602(105) RS Neb.) 

§5-106    PRIVATE DRIVEWAY.  The term "private driveway" shall mean every road or driveway not open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.  (Ref.  39-602(71) RS Neb.)

§5-107    RIGHT-OF-WAY.  The term "right-of-way" shall mean the privilege of the immediate use of the roadway of one (1) vehicle or pedestrian over another vehicle or pedestrian.  (Ref.  39-602(81)RS Neb.)

§5-108    SIDEWALK.  The term "sidewalk" shall mean that portion of a street between the curb lines and the adjacent property lines intended for pedestrian use.  (Ref.  39-602(92) RS Neb.)

§5-109    STREET.  The term "street" shall mean the entire width between the boundary limits of any street, avenue, or way which is publicly maintained and open for public vehicular traffic.  (Ref.  39-602(32) RS Neb.)

§5-110    HIGHWAY.  The term "highway" shall mean the entire width between the boundary limits of any street, avenue, or way which is publicly maintained and open for public vehicular traffic.  (Ref.  39-602(32) RS Neb.)

§5-111  DEFINITIONS.  The words and phrases used in this Chapter, pertaining to motor vehicles and traffic regulations, shall be construed as defined in Chapter 60, Article 6 of the Revised Statutes of Nebraska, 1943, as now existing or hereafter amended.  If not defined in the designated statutes, the word or phrase shall have its common meaning.  (Ref.  60-606 through 60-676 RS Neb.) Added Ord.  94-106.

 

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